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. >> should be a fun game. >>> speaking of baseball, the oakland a's will be one of the first teams to debut a new app that gives fans the option to upgrade seats mid game. major league baseball's app searches for empty sets and gets users the option to upgrade their seat for a fee. it goes when sates are unsold or the season ticketholders are a no show. prices have not been set according to the chronical but any additional sales for otherwise unusualed seats is considered a win for the team. >>> a group of hackers are trying expose records at oakland city hall with the blessing of city officials. as mike reports, it's part of a larger nationwide project to make city data more accessible for everyone. everyone. >> reporter: this is a picture of oakland radical today. >> picking up the title. >> reporter: some two dozen hackers meeting tonight working on making city records more accessible and getting help from at least two city hall officials there, as well. it's called open oakland and part of a national effort called code for america.
with the patient until help arrives. he also promised a thorough review of this incident. >>> tonight, oakland is celebrating its monthly first friday street festival. it's the first since a teenager was killed in a shooting at last month's event. kpix 5's david jackson is in oakland with how the city tightened the rules. >> reporter: we're happy to report that this is one of the most peaceful and pleasant friday evenings they've had in oakland for quite sometime. it's the first friday art walk, making oakland at least for a time feel like the happiest place on earth. tonight, oakland was awfully happy, and that may be a direct response to the tragic murder of kiante campbell one month ago during art walk. the 18-year-old was shot and killed in a dark parking lot an hour after the art walk closed down. tonight, nobody wanted a repeat, so police and security flooded telegraph avenue, and everyone was in a cautious mood. >> you have to believe in the good. if you continue to focus on the negative, you're just gonna keep repeating that. you'll go nowhere.
? >> yes, 08 westbound coming in from vacaville fairfield all the way from he berkeley to oakland and that looks good, of course we watch, it affect is the entire eastbound commute. it starts off right through downtown and getting up into the silicone valley. >>> well, i am mostly clear and it is on the way for tuesday and wednesday morning and afternoon and one system is in and out and we can't get everything established as far as a witnesser pattern. everything has been locked in for the longest time. highs today 60s and 70s and inland temperatures will be mild to warm. we will have more on the way to increasing clouds and holding into wednesday morning. this is our forecast and by tuesday afternoon it starts to move. a quarter of an inch is starting to move and there is not much rain. 40s and 50s, novato had rain last time and some of these increasing clouds will filter in. it will be a cool morning for some, 660s to antioch. 68 los gatos, looks good for thursday and temperatures are back to a dry pattern and lows will be on the cool side. >
francisco, oakland, heyward, san leandro and alameda are also flying the rainbow flags this week. >>> we have heard a lot from people who live in cities but what about the suburbs? new at noon sal castaneda joins us now live from walnut creek to let us know what people are saying there about the court says. >> reporter: tori some are watching the suburbs pretty closely as you might remember proposition 8 did better in the suburbs than it did in urban areas. in walnut creek we found people on both sides of the issue. as the supreme court ponders whether to let proposition 8 stand. proponents of same sex marriage say acceptance has start today reach the suburbs. -- started to reach the suburbs. it was in those areas where it had the most support but some say that's changing. >> i hope so. i mean all the surveys and things that i've read. people are becoming more accepting. you know, i'm no different than you or me. i own a home. i have a pet. and i work. you know. so when people you know, there's a family member or a friend or a co-worker, i think p
are springing forward with spring-like temperatures. how many times can we say spring? oakland 67, concord 66, san jose 65. redwood city sunshine for your saturday 63 degrees. a degree or two milder on sunday. monday, tuesday, wednesday, low to mid-70s where we'll stay, 70s each day next week with mainly sunny skies. >>> we have mobile weather out tonight. kpix 5's roberta gonzales is live on the new bay bridge. >> reporter: check it out. mobile weather, we are on the brand-new western span of the bay bridge. check this out brand-new concrete here. to give you a little proximity, back there is the toll plaza. people driving from the east bay would drive up this span here towards the skyway on to the suspension bridge and into treasure island then of course to san francisco. come over here and take a look at the current conditions. it is so cold up here! as paul was saying, it's been a windy blustery day right now 51 degrees. you factor in the wind speed that's very deceiving. there it goes up to 16 miles per hour, a bit of a bite into the air. baromet
and 580 in oakland are looking good. let's go to steve. >> sal, thank you. a lot of high clouds streaming in. very weak system falling apart. the majority will stay to the north. it will spin in fog and low clouds. mainly patchy. sonoma county airport says fog. a lot of high clouds. ridge of high pressure nudging eastward. and definitely an on shore breeze for most. travis, fairfield has a west at 16. west at oakland. west at sfo. a lot of high, mid level clouds. 30s and 40s and 50s on the temps. the wind direction. there is fairfield at 16. sfo west at 7. oakland airport west at 8. it's more of an on shore breeze. again this is a weak and dying system. storm track continues to stay north of us. not much changing until the weekend. we'll see. mostly sunny today. high clouds. a little cooler with that on shore breeze in place. mostly sunny and partly cloudy. they will boot scoot out of here. 60s on the temps or 50s. 50s or 60s or very low 70s. 66 redwood city. 65 fremont. santa cruz 64. partly cloudy on tuesday and mostly sunny wedne
updated on the case. in oakland, ann notarangelo kpix 5. >>> a fund has been established to help the family of jinghong kang. if you are interested in making a donation, go to our website, cbssf.com, click on "news." >>> a man will face charges in the death of a teenager n on her 17th birthday. police say he hit a girl saturday night while she was crossing the road. san francisco's district attorney says tragedies like this are avoidable. >> this is a tragedy and this is the kind of outcome that doesn't need to occur. >> she was a student at lowell high school. coincidentally yesterday san francisco supervisors unanimously approved using almost $800,000 in federal money to improve pedestrian safety along sloat boulevard. >>> the bay area has been dodging scattered showers throughout the afternoon as this cool wet weather hangs around a little while longer. chief meteorologist paul deanno has the hd doppler radar fired up. what's happening? >> reporter: hi-def doppler is mainly dry has been for much of the day. some isolated showers here on th
on highway 24. we'll tell you more about a problem that just popped up in oakland. >>> good morning. a lot of high clouds and patchy low clouds but mostly sunny today to partly sunny. 50s and 60s or low 70s. >>> italian supreme court is set to rule on whether american college student amanda knox should be retried. if the court decides today that knox's acquittal can be overturned than the case will be officially over. >>> the city of stockton is taking its bankruptcy case to federal court if if the court finds the city has done everything possible to pay its debts, stockton will become the largest city in the country to go bankrupt. creditors against stockton's chapter nine defensive plan says stockton has not done enough to cut spending. >>> cypress worked out a last minute dayout deal with international leaders. there was already a rush to draw money from laiki. depositors who have less than $100,000 euros will not lose any money. the financial crisis will still be difficult for cyprus and its people. >> the commissioner will do everything poss
of in oakland. >>> seven hour standoff in a motel. [ teen ] times are good, aren't they, kids? it's nice having u-verse isn't it? see back in my day we didn't have these newfangled wireless receivers. fangled? no, we watched march madness in the living room... that's where the tv outlet was. what is he talking about? and if mom was hosting her book club that day guess what...you missed it! we couldn't just move the tv all willy-nilly all over the house. ohh! ohh! kids today have it so good. ok. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver. call to get u-verse tv starting at $19 a month for 2 years with qualifying bundles. rethink possible. >>> partly cloudy, partly sunny skies. highsless to yesterday. 50s and 60s and low 70s. >>> 4:44. a wanted parolee is behind bars after a seven-hour standoff with morgan hill police. a swat team moved in after firing tear gas into a motel room where the suspect barricaded himself with a woman. the gas canisters left large holes in the window. a ktvu news crew took exclusive pictures of the mess left inside the room. the incident bega
officers after they are finished. >> they will watch over oakland police and will speak about the problems tomorrow. civil rights attorney will address the federal oversight and the department's decision to hire bill bratton for new crime fighting strategies. it takes place tomorrow night at berkeley cop watch at 2022 blake street in berkeley. >>> we know the identities of five service members killed in a helicopter crash in afghanistan. they release the photos here of the four men and one woman killed. it went down in the kandahar province during a rainstorm. no enemy activity in the area. they believe it was an accident. >>> tuesday marks the 10th anniversary of the invasion of iraq. it lasted until 2,003. >> by the time the u.s. military pulled out. more than 5,000 americans and 1,000 iraqis have been killed. >> the rare strike 10 years ago continued to affect them. >> it is frustrating. >> i was depressed. >> all my close friends left the country. >> the last one held out until 2011. >>> if you are joining us. just a beautiful morning
they are sitting in a warehouse in oakland. what's worst, michael with the food bank said they are almost out of the donated food they do have. you said the remaining pallets will be ton in a few days. >> we saw a 20% uptick in food donations, which is great, but the food left our facilities two weeks faster. that's indicative of the needs in our community. >> today, we are short. you see, we have more items to put into the bag and i have like five or six items. sometimes we do as many as 40 people a day in this little shop. >> reporter: the same scene is playing out around the bay area. second harvest food bank of santa claira and san mat yo' county said the fund-raising came up $300 thousand short. >> it's like having 3,000 billboards in the community. even if they can't donate food, they are thinking about us. they might go home, make a donation online. it all helps. >> food bank officials say donated money goes further than donated food. they say they can turn one donated dollar into four dollars of food. >> >> mayor michael bloomberg in new y
. 40s for some. 30s for others. novato 37. napa at 39. 46 san jose. 50 right at oakland and also at hayward. but that west wind for most locations west, west southwest fairfield 16 miles an hour. oakland sfo west at 7. 27 now in tahoe. 33 eureka. 30s, 40s, and 50s down in southern california. springfield, illinois 18 inches of snow. greatest amount ever for a calendar day. you tell those folks it's spring they are still digging out. as long as that pattern remaps locked in to the east, i don't see much changing. there is signs or hints of a system coming in by the weekend but i don't know. i'm not going to hang my hat on it. mostly sunny. higher clouds. 72 clearlake. a lot of 60s. temperatures coming down coast and bay. 50s and 60s. low 70s antioch and pittsburgh 72. gilroy yesterday was 77. wood side is in there. san bruno at 60. a lot of high and mid level clouds. then things get a little interesting toward the end of the week. cloud it up supposedly. we'll see if it makes it. >>> back to our top story now ktvu news was there as poli
and oakland san leandro and alameda are also flying the rainbow flag this week and david stevenson has a seat inside the courtroom for today's oral arguments and we will begin 5:15 this morning. >>> it will happen later insane darn later in san jose. >> reporter: we spoke to a woman who said she heard a cracking noise before she went to bed and she went to bed because she didn't see anything out of the ordinary but it turns out it was a hundred fire. 20 people live here hand they said they were knocking on everybody's doors making sure they got everybody out safely. >> we noticed it started in the upstairs unit of a flour flex. she was taken to the hospital to get checked out and we are told she is fine but understandably shaken. >> you know they are doing great and fine, everybody is fine and the power is turned off and the water and until it is safe, everybody will be put in hotels by the red cross. >> as you can see the mcdonalds is still being assist dollars by them and it appears this was an electrical fire. one woman said she had taken the pat a
of information, which he helped form. he died in oakland march 15. he was 61 years old. >>> watch dog commission recommended turning over state parks to local park agencies. the report says some state parks are only of local interest and should be the responsibility of local governments. they did not say which parks should be transferred. they found the parks department had an outdated management system and didn't get enough money to maintain the parks. >>> with easter weekend ahead fuel prices continue to call across the united states. the report pegged the average cost at $3.67. that is down 11 cents from a month ago. the reason for the decline is a drop in cruel oil prices. in the bay area, the average price today for a gallon was $4.14 in san francisco. >>> roles are changing when it comes to who is the bread winner of the household. an analysis shows when one spouse works full time and the other stays home the wife is the soul bread winner in 23% of family. when they first started tracking this, it was 6%. in 12 million families, wives out ear
. >>> a federal judge has chosen a compliance director for the oakland police department, but he's not revealing that person's name yet. judge felton henderson says that first the city must stop delaying and give him salary information on the city administrator and the police chief. that data would be used to set the new official salary. the compliance director will be responsible for making police carry out court-ordered reforms. >>> the city of oakland did celebrate its monthly first friday street festival last night, and this time it was peaceful, that is after a shooting during last month's event. in early february, 18-year-old kante campbell was shot and killed in a dark parking lot about an hour after that event closed down. this time police and security flooded telegraph avenue and the route was cut in half. >> it has a history of violence, but this event has been peaceful, so now everybody is just watching a little bit extra, just being a little bit more, like you said, vigilant and diligent on just what's going on out here. >> this m
and cops teamed up for a big raid in oakland. kpix 5's kristin airs says it doesn't stop there. >> a scream, a struggle, a his or her fieing armed robbery captured on surveillance video near oakland. the men in the video belong toth notorious case gang. >> probably the most violent young group of people i've seen in my 25 years. >> that's why oakland police and the federal government have targeted the case gang. in a press conference today they announced they've all but dismantled the gang with at least 16 arrests as far as operation cease fire. >> we will use every legal means possible to identify those that are involved in violent crime and to bring them to justice. >> cease fire is one part community, one part enforcement. this is the community part. dozens of volunteers meeting every friday night to walk some of oakland's cities and streets in the dead of night, the stomping grounds for at least 15 gangs along international boulevard. >> we're here to try to build relationship in the community. that's all we're trying to do. >> in october oakland police chief howard jordan and community
punishment. >> fellow human beings. >> reporter: today they rallied in oakland. >> it is torture. >> reporter: on their minds prisoners locked up. >> not like they are prisoners of war. they are in prison here. >> they are human beings. >> reporter: there are 10 convicted criminals associated with rival games. >> they are hopeful because of the lawsuit. >> reporter: she is one of the attorneys representing the prisoners. >> we are seeking a court ruling that anything above 10 years in solitary confinement is unconstitutional. >> reporter: they spend 22 half hours a day deprived of human contact. >> lot of them sleep at cold because it is cold. they don't have access to the outside. >> spokeswoman said it is essentially from allowing them organizing gang aacts -- ang acts. -- gang acts. >> with that out of the way and the other comments she made, we feel like we will be able to make progress more rapidly in the next period. >> reporter: prisoners went on a hunger strike calling attention to the treatment of those and another one could happen
.com, oakland, $4.10 and san jose $4.11. the lowest in sacramento at $4.02. >>> speeding in an overloaded car is blamed for the death of six teens. eight teens were in a honda passport when the vehicle left the road and flipped into a swamp. 6 of the teens were killed two others got out and got help. one of the dead, 19-year-old was the driver. his family members are devastated. >> you just want everybody to know, you know, even if you are going through something, pick up the phone and call your family and tell them you love them. you never know what can happen. tomorrow is not promised to anybody. >> the victims ranged in aiming from 14-19. only some of the people were wearing cements. >>> one person was killed and 6 others hurt when a pick up truck careened into a crowded sidewalk and into a business in los angeles. fire officials say a man driving a chevy avalanche lost control of the vehicle and then crossed oncoming traffic before running on to the sidewalk and hitting several people. >> this is a very busy part of the city on a sunday afternoon.
. >> i am not from the bay area but for me it was a great way to see all of oakland for the first time you know on the streets. >> the oakland festival had events for every skill level. including a half marathon and a fun run for the kids and it took just over two and a half hours for winners of the full marathon to cross the finish line. >> on the women's side devon set a new event record. >> it is so satisfying. i don't think there is anything more satisfying than the competition in june. >> more than 9,000 runners took part and the organizers say this event has been steadily growing in popularity. >> annual increases have been 50% every year and we are really pleased with those numbers. >> this is only the 4th year of the event. >> this marathon gives oakland a chance to put its best foot forward. >> i think we should to it and this is something they to best in. in oakland alex savage ktvu channel 2 news. >> you can go to a slide show on our website www.ktvu.com just check on the tab. >>> whyfie focuses on indoor mapping and they can detect a s
at the port of oakland. it's part of an effort to win back public trust in the wake of a spending scandal that was uncovered in a ktvu news investigation. some port workers spent thousands of dollars of public money of a strip club. >> it's a milestone in a commitment we made to the public to respond after we learned of series challenges that we faced. >> the new policy approved yesterday includes tough new limits on employees spending and travel. and calls for mandatory ethics training for all port workers. >>> also new this morning incoming college freshman could end up paying $5,000 more for student loans if congress does not act soon. the rate for subsidized stafford loans is set to increase from 3.4 to 6.8% july 1st. last years students got a one year-reprieve but there is no urgency to block the increase this time. >>> today the obama administration will propose the entire country start using the cleaner gas that we already have in place in california. the eta says that will result in cleaner air across the country. the agency estimates that the
on 880 in oakland. you can see that traffic is looking good in both directions. we've had some slowing. livermore valley, and the altamont pass coming into the main part of livermore, we've had a lot of fender-benders. i think a lot of people are on the road there. when you reach the 680 interchange, it's better. let's go to sal. >>> we have good visibility. patchy high clouds, patchy low clouds. today is the tweener day. we'll get some cloudy skies in here and then wednesday. sunny, high clouds, cloudy with rain developing. the testimony will probably weaken considerly, maybe .75. any rain after the system? no. one and done. that's been the pattern since january. the trend is your friend. we'll get one system that i'm standing in front of. it looks good. it is good. it has more show than good. we'll still get some rain out of it. had it has some midlatitude moisture. we'll get the clouds later today. mostly sunny and then turning cloudy to mostly cloudy by this afternoon. cool to mild. cool near the coast. temperatures inland will stil
of killing a man from oakland and two other people on the las vegas strip is in jail. a team of los angeles police officers and federal agents arrested 26-year-old ammar harris yesterday at an apartment complex in north hollywood. the arrest came after a week- long manhunt. >> there were tips that proved to be beneficial that we used. >> the shooting victim kenneth cherry was laid to rest yesterday in his native oakland. harris and cherry had argued at the valet stand of the aria hotel resort. investigators say the shooting that followed caused a chain reaction crash on the strip that killed a taxi driver and his passenger. >>> a partial human skull found along the alameda creek trail was probably there for at least a year. and forensic teams combed the creekside bed yesterday looking for other remains after teenagers found the skull on wednesday. investigators say the teeth showed signs of dental work and that means it's unlikely it was from an old native american burial ground. >>> a rape on the uc-santa cruz campus was a hoax. there's word fro
. . >>> the latest homicide in oakland has left a woman dead in the street and police searching for her killer. paul chambers live with why thea tack is bringing terrible memories back. . >> reporter: some would say the shooting is just another killing in oakland. however for the mother of the victim it's a repeat because it was almost five-years ago to the date she lost her son in the same exact spot. kimberly celebrated her birthday two weeks ago. >> a really happy person. she really didn't fool with nobody. >> reporter: she was -- she was gunned down this morning in west oakland. >> when officers arrived they found a female. she was laying in the street and had died of fatal gun shot wounds. . >> reporter: the suspect walked up, fired and left the area in a car. police will review video taken by cameras in the area to help find the shooter. >> scary when i got there. i was like same spot my brother was in. that's where her brother got killed. >> reporter: harvey's mother said it was to familiar. back in march of 2008 her son, hunter was also gunne
.com and click on hot topics. >>> oakland police say the new tactics for a crime crack down are working. yesterday at this church oakland mayor jean quan and howard jordan announced homicides and shootings have dropped dramatically due to an antiviolence method. the chief also credits a raid three weeks ago where federal agents targeted the case gang. they also thank the community and clergy. >> they understand what it takes to police this city. they know we can't do it alone. >> what is really important is that law enforcement is not standing alone. >> reverend george cummings joins the chief on calling meetings with gang leaders urging them to stop the violence. 38 new police officers have just joined the force. part of the first police academy graduation in four years. >>> lowe's is being accused of discrimination in san francisco. they opened a store on bay shore boulevard in 2010. the chronicle is reporting six current and former employees are filed a lawsuit in superior court. they sailors hired minority employees to agree with the city to al
at oakland 1/8 of a mile. the fog still hugging parts of the shoreline. extending out toward berkeley and richmond. in the afternoon hours we will warm things up. that will translate to a few spots approaching the 80-degree mark this afternoon. the cooler end of the temperature range right near the immediate shoreline. there's our forecast model in the short term show you the dense fog between now and 10:00. and then into the afternoon hours still picking up a few left over patches from parts of the coastline. this forecast model clears it out completely. we could have a few left over patches. 8:00 this morning areas of fog 42-52 degrees. relatively clear skies well inland. by 12:00 still patchy coastal fog. and 3:00 mild to warm. there is the eventual temperature range and a few low 80s showing up. brentwood we will go to 80. san jose a forecast high of 76. and look at gilroy 80 degrees. look ahead your five-day forecast a little cooler for your thursday. no major changes with partly sunny skies by the weekend. >>> time now 5:10. the fatal cra
in oakland and i understand hundreds of workers are walking the picket line. >> reporter: the protestors have been out here since 3:00 a.m. this morning. you can see they have quite a turnout here at the 98th avenue location in oakland. hundreds of union workers from the international long shore and warehouse union. they want better wages and safer work conditions. we just talked with one man who worked for waste management for 23 years. he tells us it's not easy to give up a whole days wages but he says this is an important fight. >> it's a struggle for them. this job is dangerous. you have to be very careful not to get hurt. it's a struggle but they are fed up. we're just fed up and we're going to continue to do this until they finally respect us. >> reporter: waste management employees are protesting at three locations today. this is a look at the san leandro facility on davis street. union workers are also protesting at the altamont landfill east of livermore. we just talked with a spokesperson from waste management he told us he was very surpr
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and friends are searching for an oakland woman missing for five days now. she was last seen jogging near 34th and telegraph on thursday morning. the 31-year-old was wearing gray pants, gray sweatshirt and red shoes. her family says oakland police aren't doing enough to find her. there is now a $1,000 reward for information in the case. a vigil will be held this afternoon. >>> developing news in afghanistan. two american troops were killed today in an insider attack. an afghan police officer opened fire inside a police station while u.s. forces were visiting there. three afghan policemen were also killed in that gun battle. also afghan officials say u.s. troops have and killed two afghan civilians as the truck was approaching an american convoy just outside of kabul. >>> north korea meanwhile has nullified the 1953 armistice which ended fighting in the korean war, that's according to the country's main newspaper. the communist government is upset by last week's united nations vote to impose more sanctions because of north korea's nuclear activities.
. beautiful day outside. oakland cooler 68. san francisco cooler downtown, 65. and check out the coast. it only hit 55 degrees at half moon bay so a 21-degree temperature spread between our inland locations and at the coastline. i checked this out. did a little number crunching. the average first 80-degree day over the past three days in santa rosa it's early april. all three of you, san jose, livermore and santa rosa may hit 80 tomorrow. in mid-march. something crazy is going on. we have a ridge of high pressure which is in the perfect location not only to keep us dry, that's the easy part. the hard part is getting the wind direction to be exactly where it needs to be to get us that offshore wind. it happens in the fall not as often in the springtime but it's in the perfect location to give us very warm weather tomorrow. now, as soon as thursday, things begin to change. high pressure will sink to the south. the ridge will flatten if you will. we get more of a zonal or west to east -- we'll stay dry but it won't be as warm. the peak of the heat wi
is $8 an hour and $10 an hour in san jose. the living wage with oakland is $10.50. >>> poll on women show a spike in the number of working mothers who said they prefer to work full time. 37% want full time work, up from 21%. half of working mothers rather be home with their children but work because they need the income. >>> boy is alive after falling from the window of an 8 story apartment complex in new york. witnesses say the baby landed on his mother before landing on the sidewalk. his mother died on impact. neighbors heard the woman arguing with her husband and they have found a suicide note and the woman may have been suffering from postpartum depression. neighbors say yesterday's scene will forever be seared in their memory. >> yeah. i wish i never witnessed that. nobody should have to witness that. it is kisturbing. -- disturbing. >> the baby is in stable condition that hospital. woman lived with her husband. >>> the students at san francisco city college say the cuts to keep the school's accreditation turned san francisco city college i
a full report coming up at 5:00. janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. >>> oakland mayor jean quan spent the morning delivering meals to homebound seniors. it was part of mayors for meals day held by the meals on wheels. a. mayor quan went door to door at the san pablo hotel which is a senior res deposition community -- residential community. >> it's one of these programs that helps the acceptiers. it is a smart -- seniors. it is a smart program. it could cost a lot more to take care of these people in these homes. >> meals on wheels delivers 500 meals per day throughout the city of oakland. >>> some people could be eating genetically engineered salmon. it's awaiting approval from the fda. new at noon, tara moriarty is live with more on the grocery chains refusing to sell the fish. good afternoon. >> reporter: good afternoon. two markets here announced they will boycott this fish. one of them whole foods. this comes as a decision from the fda is immiment. there is a big figure and a little fish. the big one is genetically engin
quiet in oakland, weekday mass starts at 7:10 this morning. so many in the bay area watched and followed the election of pope francis at the vatican a day ago, local residents learned of his prior work as arch beneficiary off of buenos aires, his work with the poor, the first pope from latin america. he will be contending with controversial social issues of the west, such as gay marriage, women's rights, abortion and contraception. some hope he will bring much needed change to the catholic church. others say don't expect too much in terms of a shift on many hot button social issues. >> he takes a bus to work, said no to the papal palace, his real solidarity is with the poor. he's on the social justice issues but firm in the teaching of the church on the full issues, like gay marriage, abortion, contraception, which i know is not what a lot of people want to see. >> reporter: for so many catholics the election was a time of celebration that will feature in masses today around the bay area, including a special thanksgiving mass at st. mary'
and there are no reports of damage. >>> deputies arrested a man who tried to escape by swimming the oakland estuary last night. deputies spotted a stolen car in the parking lot of the oakland aquatic center. deputies say the driver took off, leading them on a chase down embarquadero before hitting a u.p.s. truck, jumped out of the car, swam the oakland estuary and hid on a boat before he was arrested. >> there's a backup on the toll plaza every morning, most cars head straight through toll lanes, we're looking at it live, in the minutes before 10:00 some drivers are pulling off to the side of the road. they are hoping to save a couple dollars by waiting for the price to drop from $6 to $4 at 10:00 but they are breaking the law and risk getting a $200 ticket. >> i didn't know anything about that. >> two bucks a day is a lot of money but don't pull over. >>> time now 435. >> good morning, brian and pam. we're doing well. traffic is doing nicely on 80 westbound as you drive let's say to the macarthur maze, traffic is doing nicely. the morning commute looks good. some l
for every sale, not just for guns sold in stores. >> oakland police are searching for a suspected child predator. how family and neighbors stopped the man in this video from kidnapping a 9-year-old girl. >> back here in just about ten minutes clouds out there. they will all lead up to possibility for showers as we go in to the weekend and in to the bay area weekend. mom, i invited justin over for lunch. good. no, not good. he's a vegetarian and he's going to be here in 20 minutes! don't stress. we can figure this out. [ male announcer ] get the speed to make a great first impression. call today to get u-verse high speed internet for as little as $14.95 a month for 12 months with a one-year price guarantee. this is delicious. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] save the day in an instant. at&t. ♪ ♪ . >>> family members and friends of a 9-year-old are credited with saving her from a stranger who tried to kidnap her. we are live there with surveillance video of the suspect. >> reporter: oakland police want to you take a close look at the video we are about to s
that all the way down as it comes down toward the eastern side of the span toward oakland, right where the lights hit the deck that is where they discovered this problem. what they did they had the bolts in place since 2008 but recently as we were approaching opening of this span, they started tightening them. when they tightened them they snapped. what they have figured out is that hydrogen is likely the problem. that the hydrogen got into the metal and that is causing them to be brittle. what is not clear is how extensive this problem is. i did talk to the mtc spokesperson. here's what he said about how big he sees the problem really is. >> but on a project of this size everything gets magnified. keep in mind these are bolts. the thing we all deal with every day but they are 17 feet long. everything on the bay bridge is magnified. and the size of these bolts is a great illustration of that. >> reporter: back live here. a live look at the bay bridge span this morning. so here's what is happening in the next few hours. the metropolitan transportat
through between walnut creek and oakland through the tunnel. let's go back to the desk. glance we are continuing to follow that breaking news in san francisco where a driver lost control and plowed right into a house in the bay view hunters point neighborhood. tara moriarty just spoke with a woman who lives in that house. it was quite a wakeup call. tara. >> reporter: it really was. the people who live here thought an earthquake had just struck. you can see on the side of the house where the damage is there is a hole there through the rock and it goes into the garage. police according to them it was most likely a drunk driver. at 4:00 this morning the driver slammed into the home on the corner. witnesses couldn't tell if the person was a man or woman but they appeared to if latino or pacific islander. the impact of the crash was enough to put a hole through the house and damage items inside the garage. >> reporter: was it scary? >> yes. my daughter came running into the room talking about there's an earthquake and she wanted to get in the bed w
of the east bay but not here in lafayette. it's nice and clear between walnut creek and oakland. you can see traffic that moves well to the tunnel. when you get to the other side you will see thick fog. some dense fog on the bridge itself and a little bit at the toll plaza. the metering lights usually gone on at 6:15 which is interesting to see if we'll have big crowd today. this is a look at northbound and southbound 280 on their map system. you can see the traffic is light there. not a lot of lot of yellow and red spots. let's go to steve. >>> all right, sal. we're in the city. and lincoln center up above that fog. there is definitely fog around coast and bay. visibility near zero in some spots. brent said clear sky there is. and he's dusting off the hawaiian shirt. i can't blame you. mid 70s out in the inland area. the is definitely in place. below though don't be deceived even though it will be mostly sunny here today. it will give us a lot of cloud cover and it will give us rain and thunderstorms. a very warm pattern away from the coast and no
the bay. look at the oakland airport visibility still down to one eighth of a mile and over cast right around sfo as well. dense fog this morning. becoming partly cloudy this afternoon. we can still have a few left over patches into the afternoon hours. right around the bay we will clear things out. 68 to 73 degrees by 3:00. and the inland sections a big warmup. 77-80 degrees this afternoon. these numbers pretty warm. you can see upper 70s out toward fairfield and antioch. san francisco 67 degrees. look ahead your five-day forecast minor cooling for thursday and friday with your weekend always in view. partly sunny skies. >>> 6:12 is the time right now. disturbing child endangerment case it involves a toddler, drugs, and alcohol. >>> also the very latest on cyber security posing more of a threat to the united states according to a report. more than a terrorist attack. >>> and he wrestled away a shark with his bare hands to keep nearby children safe. why the good deed cost him his job. [ teen ] times are good, aren't they, kids? it's nice having u-ver
tell us san jose is heading in the right direction. that brings us to oakland where 60% say they disapprove of the job the mayor is doing. 65% say oakland shedding shed -- heading in the wrong direction. >> kpix 5 reporter phil matier has more. >> reporter: take it from me, here in oakland you don't have to travel far to find out what the issues are. take a look. >> the preparation of broken car glass on streets lets you know that in oakland crime isn't just an abstract statistic, it is personal. >> an everyday occurrence >> which may explain why 7 out of 10 voters say crime is their number one concern. that's twice as high as the response in san jose and five times as high as the response in san francisco. >> we got broken into, our house. there are break-ins almost every week. >> that's not lost on the oakland mayor who spent nearly a third of the recent city address talking about the situation. and the graduation of a new police academy class, but as the mayor noted. >> the question is whether or not we will have the money to contin
jewelry box was taken from the oakland museum of california in january. two months earlier gold nuggets and gold rush era pistols were stolen in another break-in. those items are still missing. so for police recovering the stolen box was personal. >> all the investigators that assisted me, we're all working together as a team, we were actually so happy. we thought we were in the room with the national treasure. >> police also made an arrest, 45-year-old parolee andre franklin taken in on sunday. opd won't confirm whether he is the suspect in the earlier break-in, as well. >>> new details on an emergency landing in san jose this morning. the pilot of the alaska airlines plane got a warning of a possible engine fire 20 minutes into the flight from san jose to idaho. the pilot declared an emergency, turned around and came ban t mineta. the passengers were unhurt and put on other flights. >>> in richmond, experts are checking out how much damage was done to a sailboat stolen and beached near pacifica yesterday. the 82-foot "darling" was he had to do rich
.15. over in oakland it's $4.10. san jose at $4.11. the low he was average prices in california are in sacramento at $4.02 a gallon. >>> a new compliance director is set to begin work today at the oakland police department. a u.s. district court judge appointed thomas frazier to oversee the opd reform efforts. he is the former police commissioner of baltimore, maryland and former deputy chief in san jose. his job is to get oakland police to comply with the set of reform measures that were supposed to be completed five years ago. >>> a popular berkeley restaurant will resume taking reservations today just days after it was damage by fire. chez panisse has canceled all reservations through march 23 but starting today will take new reservations for after that date. the cause of friday's fire is still under investigation. >>> there was a rocket launcher among the weapons turned in at a gun buy-back in vallejo this weekend. nearly 350 firearms were turned in, in exchange for $30,000 worth of cash and gift cards. the guns that were turned in were di
's going to be spectacular today temperatures in the 40s even low 50s into oakland. fairfield at 39 degrees. huge dome of high pressure, no threat of rainfall. the storm track still well to the north up into washington. so we are going to keep nice and dry for the foreseeable future. today's temperatures running 5 to 10 degrees above average as high as 76 degrees today in livermore, 73 in san jose, 69 in san francisco. about 75 degrees in the napa valley. going to get even warmer. we'll talk about that coming up. let's check the roads with elizabeth. >> we'll start you off with a live look at the south bay this morning. this is a look at 101 near trimble. as you can see everything is moving at the limit. we have overnight roadwork in san jose. we'll get to that in just a minute. but 101 is still moving fine. towards the bay bridge and this is a look at traffic towards treasure island, this morning we'll find various lanes blocked westbound 80 from the toll plaza all the way out towards yerba buena island scheduled to wrap up by about 5:00. p
, napa is down 4 from yesterday, santa rosa, warmer towards antioch, oakland 65, santa cruz down 6 from yesterday, more of an on shore breeze, 60s by the coast and mainly 60s by the peninsular, and the clear on sunday. >> -- and it is clearing on sunday. >>> now san francisco muni could try level the playing field. >> also a new grant could have oakland police officers patrolling outside of the city. >>> plus this plane crashed into an oakland crash stay tuned. . >>> plus the plane crashed into an area with homes, stay tuned for more. . >>> time now 6:13, two people died, their private jet crashed into the south bend regional airport. two other passengers on the ground were injured. the plane was flying from tulsa oklahoma when it hit three houses and became lodged in one of them. investigators say the plane was having mechanical problems and they forced several homes to be evacuated. you may have heard somebody south of rug road 6:00 p.m. the crash involved four cars one of which burst into flames. one appeared to be driving recklessly just
in the deaths of the man from oakland and two other people on the las vegas strip is now in jail. a team of l.a. police officers and federal agents arrested 26-year-old ammar harris yesterday at an apartment in north hollywood after a week-long manhunt. >> we used beneficial tips. >> the shooting victim kenneth cherry was buried yesterday in oakland. harris and cherry had argued at the valet stand at the aria hotel in las vegas. investigators say the shooting that followed caused a chain reaction crash on the strip that killed a taxi driver and a passenger. >>> how long was a partial human skull lying along the alameda creek trail in union city? authorities say it may have been more than a year. a forensics team combed the creekbed yesterday looking for any other remains, this after some teenagers found the skull on wednesday. investigators say the teeth showed some signs of dental work. that means it's highly unlikely that the skull fragment was from an old native american burial ground. >>> uc-santa cruz police say a reported rape on campus was a hoax.
there. water tests are being conducted. >>> oakland's first friday art walk kicked off about an hour ago but tonight there are big changes in the wake of a deadly shooting last month. instead of just canceling the event, organizers revamped it with a focus on safety. kpix 5 reporter patrick sedillo says the art walk is still about culture an connections but now it's also about peace. >> reporter: oakland is gearing up for this month's first friday in oakland. vendors are getting ready. the police in oakland are teaming up to make sure the music and arts festival goes off without a hitch. >> i feel secure with all the police presence and also that it's ending promptly at 9 p.m. >> reporter: there's a sense of concern with cause. last month's first friday was marred when a shooting killed one and wounded two. there will be moments of silence honoring the victims. >> after the incident at the last first friday where someone died a lot of people from the community got together and said, we need to do something about this. >> reporter: at this store a p
driving. but he sped off through san leandro and oakland. the car spun out of control between 580 between harrison and park and police cars slammed into it to box the car in. officers say people were throwing things out on the roadway. they never found the objects but officers did find weapons inside the vehicle when it finally stopped. >> they pursued the vehicle in oakland where it crossed across the center median. the three occupants were taken into custody from there. >> reporter: police believe those three could be tied to a shooting in hayward early yesterday afternoon. a man was driving with his wife and child at tennyson and kalaroga when he was struck by a bullet and taken to the hospital. he's expected to survive. a hayward police officer tweeted around midnight that they had three suspects in custody in a high-speed chase that were involved in a san jose armed robbery and shooting. we've been in touch with police. they say the robbery unit is not expected to be until 8:00 this morning. as soon as we get confirmation on that, we'll
degrees today in oakland. or right now in oakland. 39 in napa. that is chilly. but it will warm up today. daytime highs will warm up nicely. there is wind out there. it's not blowing that hard yet. half-moon bay airport is coming in at calm. this afternoon it will feel like a springtime day. what do i mean by that? wind gusts 15-20 miles an hour around the bay. that is pretty typical too. forecast highs and 70 today. this is your friday highs. your saturday highs are coming up. south bay temperatures check them out. you can have plenty of warmth. it will be a really nice day. it's friday. what else can you ask for? when i come back i have a five- day forecast. there is a chance for rain out there. we'll see you back here. >> thank you, bill. >>> 5:10 is the time right now. a passenger arrested for impersonating a pilot. find out how he slipped into the cockpit of a plane bound for florida. >>> the city of sacramento tries to beat the buzzard. >>> good morning. southbound 101 you can see marin county coming down to the golden gate bridge. we h
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